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South Africa’s offshore oil attracts majors

South African offshore oil, long under-explored, starts to attract majors

Jonathan Goodluck.
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Nigeria in 2014: Terror threats and elections set to test stability of Africa’s rising star

The year ahead will test Nigeria’s political and social fabric

Gold A glimmer of hope.
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Gold: A glimmer of hope for Sudan's economy

Sudan is pinning its economic hopes on the gold industry as government revenues collapse

Western Sahara protests.

Western Sahara resource deals stoke territorial tensions

Interest in Western Sahara’s oil, phosphate and fishing resources prompts growing anger from local populations

Nairobi T
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Illegal financial flows from Africa on the rise

Sub-Saharan countries lost $52bn through illicit capital flight in 2011

Joseph Jimenez.
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Novartis CEO: Tiered pricing key to unlocking African pharma markets

Access to medicines can be improved without weakening intellectual property regimes, says Novartis CEO

Somaliland.
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Somaliland set to usher in major port investment

The breakaway state is finalising the single biggest investment deal in its 20 year history

Republic of Congo.
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DRC oil bill: Critics raise transparency and environment worries

International organisations call on the DRC to amend a troubling draft oil code

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Gabon raises $1.5bn from second eurobond issue

The central African oil producer joins the rush to tap international markets before costs increase

Eskom.
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Eskom chief resigns as South African energy supply flounders

The CEO of Africa's biggest electricity company resigns as blackouts loom for South Africa in 2014

Interview with Lord Michael Hastings

Lord Michael Hastings sits down with This Is Africa to talk about the Millennium Villages projects he has helped to spearhead across Africa.

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